Head of English, West Sussex

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Ormiston Six Villages AcademyWest Sussex
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Start date: Summer term 2020 or sooner
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Mainscale/UPS plus TLR 1B
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Head of English

The Governors, Principal, students and staff at Ormiston Six Villages Academy are seeking to appoint an inspirational Head of English to lead a dedicated and collaborative team with a strong focus on securing progress for every student. Applicants will be able to demonstrate a strong track record of raising achievement and the ability to coach and develop staff.  The successful candidate will share our belief in the highest standards of academic attainment in a comprehensive setting. You will be responsible for leading and managing, planning and delivering high quality lessons and achieving excellent results for your students, instilling in them a love for the subjects and a desire to learn. The successful candidate will also share our aspirations and beliefs in the limitless potential of every young person we serve. If you share this moral imperative, we would welcome an application from you. 

Ormiston Six Villages Academy is a small, vibrant and dynamic learning community. We are part of Ormiston Academies Trust and the successful candidate will join the OAT family and receive comprehensive CPD through the academy and associated networks.  The academy achieved its Good Ofsted rating in September 2017. A new Principal joined the academy in September  2018 and this is an exciting time to join our team and be part of building Six Villages as a beacon of educational excellence.

The Principal welcomes an opportunity to meet with prospective candidates. Visits to our academy can be booked through Mrs Canadas 01243 546802 or ccs@ormistonsixvillages.org.uk.

To apply for the post, please submit a supporting statement of no more than one side of A4 that

- outlines why you are attracted to the role of Head of English at our academy

- evidences your teaching and leadership with impact so far

- demonstrates your strong track record of raising achievement

- evidences your ability to coach and develop staff

- highlights how you meet the wider person specification

- evidences your wider whole school experience and consequential readiness for extended leadership role (if applicable)

Location: Westergate, Chichester

Reporting to: SLT

Start date: April 2020 or earlier 

Deadline:      18th November 2019

All supporting statements to be emailed to ccs@ormistonsixvillages.org.uk

Interview date: 22nd November 2019

Salary:   Mainscale/UPS plus TLR 1B  

We reserve the right to interview before the advertised interview date.

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

More about Ormiston Six Villages Academy
Address: Lime Avenue, Westergate, Chichester, West Sussex, PO20 3UE, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1243 546800